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Author: Adrienne L. Fernandes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: working, school, olds, year, youth, disconnected
Number of Pages: 82
Published: 2009-12-31
ISBN-10: 1437920055
ISBN-13: 9781437920055

Contents: (1) Introduction; (2) Background; (3) Overview of Research on Disconnected Youth: Methodology and Number of Disconnected Youth; Other Characteristics; Reasons Associated with Disconnection; (4) Analysis of Disconnected Youth: (a) Overview; Limitations; (b) Findings: Reasons Reported for Youth Not Being in School or Working; Characteristics of Disconnected Youth; Characteristics of Parents Living with Disconnected Youth; Trends Over Time; (5) Discussion: Overview; Poverty, Family Living Arrangements, and Parental Characteristics; Implications for Policy. Charts and tables.

Author: Fred Thompson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: hearings, committee, judiciary, senate, solutions, state, violence, developing, local, youth
Number of Pages: 267
Published: 1998-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788172778
ISBN-13: 9780788172779

A field hearing on youth violence: local solutions, held in Memphis, & Nashville, TN, where the local residents & government have taken steps to stem the tide of youth violence. Witnesses include local officials, representatives of intervention & prevention programs, youth offenders, & a student who has formed an organization to attack youth violence.

Authors: John MacDonald, Ricky N. Bluthenthal, Daniela Gol
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: improvement, districts, los, angeles, business, role, effects, crime, youth, violence, neighborhood
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0833046632
ISBN-13: 9780833046635

Despite declines in youth violence nationally in the past decade, incidence of youth violence and victimization

Author: Sigurd R. Nilsen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guidance, additional, enhance, program, development, strategies, service, youth, investment, provisions, promote, new, workforce
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2003-08-01
ISBN-10: 0756725739
ISBN-13: 9780756725730

The Workforce Invest. Act (WIA) of 1998 provides states & local areas an opportunity to change the way youth workforce develop. services are delivered. To more fully assess how youth workforce invest. activities are being carried out, this report: determines the implementation status of WIA's youth provisions incl. estab. youth councils (YC) & a network of service providers; recognizing that strong relationships between youth develop. (YD) & educ. systems are a crucial component of a youth service strategy, the report examines how YC have estab. linkages with the educ. comm.; & determines the

Author: Miriam Gazzah
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: dutch, moroccan, youth, processes, identification, rhymes, life, music, rhythms
Number of Pages: 281
Published: 2008-07
ISBN-10: 9089640622
ISBN-13: 9789089640628

A study of the role of music and youth culture in the identification procces of Dutch-Moroccan youth.

Author: Vincent Vandenberghe
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: norway, youth, jobs
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 9264049193
ISBN-13: 9789264049192

Improving the performance of youth on the labor market is a crucial challenge in many OECD countries and first experiences on the labor market have a profound influence on later working life. This report surveys the main barriers to employment for young people in Norway, assesses of the adequacy and effectiveness of existing measures to improve the transition from school to work in the country, and presents set of policy recommendations. It finds that on most counts, the youth labor market in Norway performs well, but that the incidence of sickness and disability is unusually high, immigrant y

Author: Christopher Schlect
Publisher: Canon Press & Book Service
Keywords: ministry, youth, modern, critique
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2007-01-01
ISBN-10: 188576703X
ISBN-13: 9781885767035

The church today does not expect what it ought to from children and their parents, and this can be attributed in large part to a flawed concept of youth ministry. Brief but striking, this booklet discusses the historical origins of present-day youth ministry, sifts through contributing factors to this problem, and presents biblical solutions.
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